Risk Certification

Elevate Your Risk Career with the RIMS-CRMP Certification
ABOUT

What is the RIMS-CRMP Certification?

PARIMA has partnered with RIMS to offer the RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional (RIMS-CRMP) certification here in Asia. As the only competency-based risk management credential, the accredited RIMS-CRMP certification validates your performance ability, technical knowledge, and commitment to professional excellence. It represents the standard of education, experience, and ethics that the discipline requires. Add the RIMS-CRMP to your professional profile to demonstrate that you can successfully manage risk and create value for your organization.

About RIMS

RIMS, the risk management society®️, empowers risk professionals to make the world safer, more secure, and more sustainable. Through networking, professional development, certification, advocacy, and research, RIMS and its 80 chapters serves more than 200,000 risk practitioners and business leaders from over 75 countries. Founded in 1950, the Society publishes the award-winning Risk Management Magazine and produces RISKWORLD®️, the largest annual gathering of global risk professionals. RIMS embraces diversity, equity and inclusion and welcomes all risk professionals to connect and learn, explore the online Risk Knowledge library, tune into the RIMS cast podcast series, and engage via social media. To learn more, visit www.RIMS.org.
ADVANCING EXCELLENCE

Why PARIMA is offering Certifications to Our Members.

At PARIMA, we believe in empowering our members to excel in their careers. That’s why we offer certifications that provide opportunities to professional growth and recognition. Our certifications not only equip members with valuable knowledge and skills but also enhance their career prospects. Adding these certifications on your resume demonstrates a commitment to excellence in risk management and sets you apart in a competitive job market. Elevate your career with PARIMA certifications and join a community dedicated to strengthening the culture of risk management.

Gain Mastery of the 5 core competencies of a risk professional

Prepare for the exam at an upcoming workshop.

Start your RIMS-CRMP journey today and join us at this prep course to:

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Review the five core competencies of a risk professional.

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Prepare with case studies, hands-on exercises, and an action planner.

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Gain strategies for studying and test taking.

What is included in the Virtual Instructor-Led Workshop

12 Hours of Classroom Time​

Trainings are led by first-in-class instructors who will answer questions and lead discussions in our virtual workshops.

Resources & Training Material

Run through the latest resources & training material direct from RIMS. Additional Resources include Best Practices, How-To Guides, and other publications.

Exam Fees

The workshop fees include your entrance exam fee as well. Take the examination within the authorized exam testing window.

Join us for our
Virtual Workshop

24-25 January 2024

9:00AM TO 4:00PM DAILY

19-20 March 2024

9:00AM TO 4:00PM DAILY

18, 19 April 2024

9:00AM TO 4:00PM DAILY

15, 22, 29 June 2024

9:00AM TO 1:00PM DAILY

More workshops coming soon..

in-house training

Get your team
RIMS-CRMP certified
at your convenience.

PARIMA is happy to organize corporate workshops at a time most convenient for your organization.
Interested to learn more?

FAQs

The PA-CRP will be discontinued and replaced by the RIMS-CRMP moving forward. PARIMA will be assisting all our existing PA-CRP Holders who are PARIMA Members to transition to the RIMS-CRMP certification. We will be offering a one-time fully subsidized Transition Workshop (Virtual) held on 24 & 25 January 2024, from 9am to 4pm and Exam Application Fees.

No. The PA-CRP will be discontinued and replaced by the RIMS-CRMP moving forward. In 2024, PA-CRP will be transitioning to RIMS-CRMP, and we highly encourage all our existing PA-CRP holders to take a prep course and the RIMS-CRMP exam that is partially subsidised* by PARIMA & RIMS offered until . This offer will cease after March 31, 2024. 

*one-time subsidy 

The RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional is the only competency-based risk management credential that validates your performance ability, technical knowledge, and commitment to quality. Certification is formal recognition by RIMS and the risk management discipline that an individual has proficiency and a comprehension of a specified body of knowledge pertaining to all areas of risk management.
The RIMS-CRMP has earned international accreditation from the American National Standards Institute under ISO/IEC 17024:2012. This means that the RIMS-CRMP certification:
  1. Sets the standard for risk management competency worldwide.
  2. Conforms to international standards.
  3. Was evaluated and approved by an independent third party.
  4. Receives continuous quality reviews and improvements.
The RIMS-CRMP covers five main areas of competency or domains.
  1. Analysing the Organizational Model
  2. Designing Organizational Risk Strategies
  3. Implementing the Risk Process
  4. Developing Organizational Risk Competency
  5. Supporting Decision Making

You need to submit an exam application for review and approval. Once approved, you will receive an email from Pearson VUE in 1-2 days with authorization to schedule your exam within a six-month window.

  1. Meet the eligibility requirements.
  2. Apply online at www.RIMS.org/Certification.
  3. Receive approval to take the exam.
  4. Schedule an exam date during your six-month authorization period.
  5. Visit www.PearsonVUE.com/RIMS to schedule your exam at a testing centre or remotely from your home or office.
  6. Pass the exam to become a RIMS-CRMP.
You need to attach the following documents to your RIMS-CRMP application.
  1. University transcript confirming your education completion for degree applicants.
  2. Signed Employment Experience Affidavit for both degree and non-degree applicants. This form is part of the online application. One signed affidavit from one employer is required.
For existing PA-CRP Holders who are PARIMA Members, you may register for one of the following the courses and exam options.
  • OPTION 1: Virtual instructor-led course + exam – USD $500*. Offer expires March 18, 2024
  • OPTION 2: Online Self-Study Course + exam – USD $350. Offer expires December 31, 2023
  • OPTION 3: Exam only – USD $250. Offer expires on December 31, 2023.
*Register for one of the scheduled virtual courses: January 24-25, 2024 or March 19-20, 2024, 9am to 4pm
Electronic training materials will be provided for you prior to the workshop.
No. You are required to take the RIMS-CRMP exam and pass it to be awarded the RIMS-CRMP certification. This is in accordance with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under ISO/IEC 17024:2012 accreditation requirements. Anyone who wishes to hold the RIMS-CRMP certification needs to undergo the certification program, its processes, and procedures to be awarded the RIMS-CRMP certification upon passing.
Due to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under ISO/IEC 17024:2012 accreditation, anyone who wishes to hold the RIMS-CRMP certification needs to undergo the certification program, its processes, and procedures to be awarded the RIMS-CRMP certification upon passing.
The RIMS-CRMP is awarded for a period of two years. To qualify for recertification, one must achieve the continuing education requirements. RIMS-CRMP holders must also agree to uphold the Code of Ethics.

Eligible applicants who have passed the RIMS-CRMP exam are considered to have active credentials on the date they receive an official certificate. The recertification period will begin on certification date and end two years on the first day of the month following the date of certification. Any subsequent recertification periods will run from the final day of the recertification month through the first day of the subsequent month after a period of two years. 

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